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Hidden in National Weather Service forecast: P-L-E-A-S-E-P-A-Y-U-S

Sometimes, it pays to read between the lines. At least that may be the message --and, more accurately, the hope -- of workers at the National Weather Service office in Anchorage, Alaska.

No clarity on whether Capitol Hill shooting was justified

The 34-year-old dental hygienist from Stamford, Connecticut, had just rammed her black luxury car through barricades and into police cruisers near the U.S. Capitol, one of Washington's securest areas.

Man seen on fire on National Mall dies from injuries

A man who set himself on fire at the National Mall has died from his injuries, police said Saturday.

Government Shutdown back pay

A bill that provides back pay for furloughed Federal workers during the government shutdown unanimously passed the House during a rare Saturday session on Capitol Hill. 

Obama blames Boehner for ongoing government shutdown

President Barack Obama in an exclusive interview with the Associated Press released Saturday laid responsibility for the government shutdown squarely at the feet of House Speaker John Boehner.

'My sister just totally didn't deserve this'

Amy Carey-Jones heard the news from someone, but she refused to believe it.

2 bikers suspected in attack on SUV driver in custody

Two bikers allegedly linked to a clash between a motorcycle gang and an SUV driver have turned themselves in to police, a New York police spokesman said Saturday.

Will Tesla bounce back after tough week?

Tesla's shares were slightly higher in early trading Friday after a three-day slide that shaved more than 10% of the value off the high-flying stock.

5 children, 6 others injured in Baltimore-area school bus crash

Eleven people -- including five children -- were injured in a school bus crash in the Baltimore area Friday morning, police said.

Frail Muhammad Ali appears at event to honor humanitarian work

Appearing very frail, boxing legend Muhammad Ali made a rare public appearance Thursday at an event in his hometown to pay homage to others for their humanitarian work.